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Taiwan panel makers to maintain profits via China handset vendors

Aug 16, 15:06

China-based handset vendors will be the major source for maintaining profits for Taiwan-based panel makers during the second half of the year as mobile phone sales across the globe...

AKM leads magnetic sensor market on strong sales to handset and tablet makers, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 13, 14:10

Propelled by strong sales to tablet and cellphone manufacturers, Asahi Kasei Microsystems of Japan led the semiconductor magnetic sensor market for the third year in a row in 2011,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see decreased 3Q12 handset shipments

Aug 13, 11:58

Taiwan-based makers will ship a total of 16.32 million handsets in the third quarter of 2012, dropping by 15.0% on quarter and by 33.5% on year, according to forecast by Digitimes...

China rolls out 535 million handsets in 1H12, says report

Aug 10, 11:25

China produced 535 million handsets in the first half of 2012, increasing 5.5% on year. 457 million units or 85.4% of the total were exported, rising 17.7% on year, according to China-based...

Silitech looks to increasing shipments of handset chassis in 2H12

Aug 7, 15:53

Handset keypad and chassis maker Silitech Technology is expected to see its shipments of handset chassis continue growing month on month in the second half of 2012, buoyed by orders...

Samsung estimates ASP based on yield rates for Taiwan handset component makers

Aug 3, 14:40

Samsung Electronics is very familiar with manufacturing processes for handset components and thus for orders released to Taiwan-based makers, usually estimates ASPs based on its expected...

LG handset business still losing money in 2Q12 despite rising smartphone shipments

Jul 26, 15:14

LG Electronics has reported losses for its handset business in the second quarter of 2012 although smartphone shipments accounted for 44% of total handset shipment in the quarter,...

Handset keypad maker Ichia posts slim profits in 1H12

Jul 26, 01:50

Handset keypad and flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has reported a slim profit of NT$800,000 (US$26,564) or NT$0.002 per share for the first half of 2012. First-half revenues...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum reportedly to land large orders for feature phones

Jul 16, 12:24

Despite a slowdown in demand for feature phones, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are expected to land large-volume solution orders for feature phones from international brands...

China market: Nearly 195 million handsets shipped in 1H12

Jul 10, 15:21

There were 194.913 million handsets shipped in the China market during the first half of 2012, consisting of 106.874 million (54.83%) 3G handsets in 801 models and 88.039 million...

MediaTek 3Q12 sales to grow on rising shipments

Jul 10, 01:45

IC design house MediaTek, which specializes in low-cost handset solutions, is likely to set revenue growth guidance at 8-18% for the third quarter of 2012, according to market sources...

Second- and third-tier handset makers in China may not adopt Windows Phone 8 platform

Jul 5, 01:35

Microsoft has been eager to promote Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Windows RT. Despite having partners such as Nokia, Samsung, and HTC for Windows Phone 8, severe price competition...

Taiwan handset ODMs welcome small changes in Jelly Bean from Android 4.0

Jul 3, 16:06

The release of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has offered relief to Taiwan-based handset ODMs, as the newly revised platform indicates that Google has slowed down the upgrade cycle of its...

Coasia to land AMOLED panel orders from China handset firms

Jun 26, 01:20

Coasia Microelectronics, which mainly distributes IC components for Samsung Electronics such as CMOS image sensors, multi-chip package (MCP) memory and OLED displays, will grab new...

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

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Handset and component makers facing mounting pressure on shortened product life cycle

Jun 19, 14:29

Handset ODMs and makers of handset parts and components have experienced increasing pressure recently due to a shortening product life cycle of smartphones resulting from keen market...

Sony Mobile steps up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs

Jun 15, 01:10

Sony Mobile Communications has stepped up cooperation with Taiwan-based handset ODMs, with Arima Communications, Compal Communications and Foxconn International Holdings (FIH) each...

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China market: White-box handset makers to shine in smartphone segment

Jun 14, 15:44

White-box handset makers are expected to take the main scene of China's handset market again by rolling out sub-CNY500 (US$79) smartphones in the second half of 2012, optimizing chipset...

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-low price handset market

Jun 14, 01:05

China-based second-tier smartphone brand vendors have recently been pushing their ultra-low price smartphones, priced at only CNY500 (US$79), in the retail channel, but since these...

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-cheap smartphones

China market: Qualcomm pushing sales of 3G solutions to small- to medium-sized handset makers

Jun 12, 11:24

Qualcomm has geared up efforts to push sales of its smartphone solutions to small- to medium-sized handset makers in China, attracting a number of vendors shifting away from the comparable...

Digitimes Research: Smartphones to take 32% of China handset market in 2012

Jun 8, 10:45

Digitimes Research estimates that China handset shipments will grow to 430 million units in 2012, with smartphones likely to take 32% of the market, equivalent to 143 million handsets...

China Mobile picks handset suppliers by price, says report

May 29, 16:11

China Mobile, the largest mobile telecom carrier in China, has selected suppliers of TD-SCDMA handsets through open-bids, with all of the winners being local vendors bidding the lowest...

Rise of low-priced smartphones may push down profitability at handset OEMs

May 29, 01:00

Taiwan-based OEM handset makers are benefiting from the increasing popularity of low-priced smartphones by receiving more orders from brand vendors, but at the same time they are...

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Taiwan market: More China-based handset vendors to launch sub-NT$4,000 smartphones in 3Q12

May 25, 16:29

More China-based handset vendors are planning to launch sub-NT$4,000 (US$135) smartphones in the Taiwan market in the third quarter of 2012 following Taiwan Mobile's recent release...

Taiwan market: HTC recaptures top handset vendor ranking in April

May 24, 01:25

HTC recaptured the top vendor ranking in the Taiwan handset market in terms of sales value in April with a 36% share, followed by Samsung Electronics with 25% and Apple with 18%,...

MediaTek lands 2.5G handset solution orders from Nokia, say sources

May 21, 14:38

MediaTek reportedly has landed orders for 2.5G handset solutions from Nokia with shipments to begin in the third quarter of 2012, according to industry sources. MediaTek declined...

FIH refutes rumors of planning to enter handset brand business

May 8, 13:41

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has refuted recent market rumors that the company is planning to enter the handset brand business with cooperation from Sharp. FIH said the company's...

Samsung introduces Galaxy S III smartphone

May 4, 14:19

Samsung Electronics has announced the third generation Galaxy S, the Galaxy S III. With Samsung Galaxy S III, consumers can view content on the device's 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display...

Nokia loses cellphone crown after 14 years as top brand

Apr 30, 15:36

Samsung Electronics overtook Nokia in the first quarter to become the world's largest cellphone brand for the first time. However, Samsung remained in second place in the smartphone...

Taiwan-based 2Q12 handset shipments to rise sequentially nearly 30%, says Digitimes Research

Apr 24, 15:02

Taiwan-based ODM and own-brand makers will ship 20.22 million handsets in total during the second quarter of 2012, increasing 28.0% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Newmax aggressively striving for notebook camera orders

Apr 24, 01:15

Taiwan-based optical lens maker Newmax Technology is aggressive trying to land high quality optical lens orders from ultrabook and notebook players, according to sources from upstream...

Nokia declining global share unfavorable to Taiwan handset supply chain makers

Apr 13, 16:12

Nokia's shipments of 12 million smartphones and 83 million handsets of all types in the first quarter of 2012 ranked third and second respectively among international vendors, and...

China market: ISPs stepping into smartphone segment, to benefit Taiwan handset ODMs

Apr 10, 14:53

China-based smartphone vendors and Internet service companies, including Xiaomi Technology, Alibaba.com and Shanda Interactive Entertainment, are rolling out smartphones supporting...

Silitech sees weak performance in March

Apr 10, 01:35

Taiwan-based handset keypad and magnesium-aluminum alloy component maker Silitech Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$840 million, down 20.56% on year, while consolidated...

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 47min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 19min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 27min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 7h 28min ago

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